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2018 Kia Sportage Overview (See Available Styles)

The 2018 Kia Sportage is a compact SUV that was redesigned last year. Maximum rear cargo capacity is 30.7 cubic feet.

Three trims are available: the LX, EX, and SX Turbo.

Under the hood, the LX and EX trims are powered by a standard 181-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and front- (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). The SX Turbo trim has a 240-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. However, horsepower slightly decreases to 237-hp with AWD. Fuel economy for the 2.4-liter/FWD model is an EPA-estimated 22/29 mpg city/highway. With AWD, the rating dips to 21/25 mpg. The turbocharged 2.0-liter/FWD model has a 21/26 mpg rating. That rating drops to 20/23 mpg with AWD.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 20 - 23 MPG
  • Highway: 23 - 30 MPG

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Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety: *****
  • Frontal Crash: ****
  • Side Crash: *****

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:
4.9/5
Value:
4.8/5
Exterior:
4.9/5
Interior:
4.9/5
Comfort:
4.9/5
Performance:
4.8/5
Reliability:
4.9/5

325 of 330 (98%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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